Monthly Archives: December 2018

Lourdes Declaration remembered in Seminary Pilgrimage

By Sem. Kendrick Ivan B. Panganiban | December 7, 2018 Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan with Permission from CBCP News Last December 7, the Immaculate Conception Major Seminary (ICMAS) Community from Guiguinto, Bulacan had its annual Marian pilgrimage as a concluding activity for the novena in honor of Mary as the Immaculate Conception. The pilgrimage, beginning […]

“Christmas Is a Story of Encounters”: The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-6 21 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-621 December 2018Zephaniah 3:14-18///Luke 1:39-45 Every Monday morning I try to visit the sick members of my parish and most often, a lot of comedies happen in these visitations like last week when I asked children directions to Mang Eusebio.  After kissing my hand, the kids willingly accompanied me to Mang Eusebio […]

“Mary Is the True Miss Universe”: The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-5 20 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-520 December 2018Isaiah 7:10-14///Luke 1:26-38             Allow me to join the jubilation over our very own Ms. Catriona Gray’s winning of the Miss Universe 2018 title last Monday in Thailand.  As usual, I did not see it but cannot resist checking the news […]

“Christ Comes in Silence” The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-4 19 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-419 December 2018 Judges 13:2-7, 24-25///Luke 1:5-25             Going to funeral wakes can sometimes be humorous especially when people ask me all kinds of questions that sometimes I wonder if I look like the Google page.  One of the FAQ’s I always get […]

“Holiness and Sinfulness”: The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-3 18 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-318 December 2018Jeremiah 23:5-8///Matthew 1:18-25              One of my unforgettable experiences in my parish is when a husband and wife quarreled during the baptism of their child.  When I asked the father the name to be given to their son right before baptism, […]

“Our Origin and Mission in Jesus Christ” The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-2 17 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-217 December 2018Genesis 49:2, 8-10///Matthew 1:1-17             Surely today after our Simbang Gabi, all attention would be on the Miss Universe Beauty Pageant with everybody rooting for our bet, memorizing the names and answers of almost every candidate from all over the world.  […]

“Advent Is The Joy of Persons” The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-1 Advent-3, Year C, 16 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Simbang Gabi Recipe-1Advent-3, Year C, 16 December 2018Zephaniah 3:14-18//Philippians 4:4-7//Luke 3:10-18           Christmas is undeniably the most joyous season of the whole year.  And we all know the reason because it is the birth and coming of our Savior Jesus Christ.  Unfortunately in practice, we always forget […]

Priest: ‘Service is the heart of BEC’

With Permission: CBCP NEWS CBCP-BEC executive secretary Msgr. Manuel Gabriel gives a talk during the Malolos Diocese BEC’s annual Toldang Tipanan held at the National Shrine and Parish of the Divine Mercy in Marilao, Bulacan, Nov. 17, 2018.RAINIER POLICARPIO By Myraine Carluen – Policarpio | Dec. 1, 2018 MARILAO, Bulacan – Speaking in front of […]

“Advent is the Presence of God”: The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe Advent Week I, Year C, 02 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe Advent Week I, Year C, 02 December 2018 Jeremiah 33:14-16//1Thessalonians 3:12-4:2//Luke 21:25-28, 34-36              Happy New Year everyone!  Today we start our new liturgical calendar in the Church with the first of the four Sundays of Advent symbolized by the Advent wreath that […]